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Geoscience Technician Job
United State Of America
May 04, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 1.0-5.0 years
Job Category Technician Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Geoscience Technician
Role Geological Technician Jobs ,Geoscience Technician Jobs
Designation Technician I Commissioning
Education High School Diploma
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Marathon Oil's goal is to be recognized as the premier independent exploration and production company. To achieve this, the Company remains focused on excelling in the areas of seven strategic imperatives (SI7)  listed below. These differentiate Marathon Oil, underpinning all of the Company's activities, and serve as key drivers of success.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Generate a variety of maps using data generated by geoscience and engineering staff
  • Utilization of internal/external data sources for data mining efforts to support geoscience and engineering analyses. External data source examples include RigData, DrillingInfo, and IHS Enerdeq Browser
  • Import, clean, and normalize wells data (surveys, LAS logs, etc.)
  • Load data into and understand the use and function of various geoscience applications (i.e. GeoGraphix/Petra, Petrel, Decision Space, and various internal trackers)
  • Generation of data visualization materials for technical staff, including charts/graphs and various spatially defined displays
  • Assist with the generation and compilation of internal/external presentation materials and regulatory filings
  • Provide technical application support to personnel with geoscience support applications
  • Assist with management of well and Seismic Data


Preferred Qualifications:

Education: High School diploma or equivalent required, two-year or four-year degree preferred or equivalent experience. Major discipline: Technician specific curriculum, Geology or other technical related major preferred (i.e. math, natural science, computer science, etc.)

Experience: At least 1-4 years of technician or geoscience related work experience in oil and gas industry; Unconventional development experience is a plus

Computer Skills: Geographix/Petra, Decision Space, Petrel, Spotfire proficiency is a plus, Drilling Info / IHS, basic understanding of programming language (Python, Java, C++, Visual Basic, or other) a plus

General Knowledge: Good understanding of fundamental geoscience principles and the petroleum industry. Working knowledge of geoscience and reservoir engineering data capture, data standards, and workflows, as well as understanding of drilling and completions-related data types.

Communication: Strong interpersonal skills to effectively work within a multi-disciplinary team to achieve project related goals.

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